ELB20

Entry Level Bioinformatics

Timetable (provisional)
ELB20 Entry Level Bioinformatics
Mon, Mar 30th
Day #1
09:30 - 11:00 Introduction.
What is Bioinformatics?
Sequence databases
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Information Resources available through the Internet I
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Information Resources available through the Internet II
16:00 - 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 - 18:00 Genome Databases
Tue, Mar 31th
Day #2
09:30 - 11:00 Morning Wrap-up (what have we done so far?)
Genome Databases (primarily Ensembl)
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Graphical Pairwise Alignments
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Textual Pairwise Alignments
16:00 - 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 - 18:00 Database Searching Methods (primarily blast)
Wed, Apr 1st
Day #3
09:30 - 11:00 Morning Wrap-up (what have we done so far?)
Primer design
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Simple Protein Sequence Analysis
Secondary structure prediction
Searching Protein Domain/Motif Databases
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Multiple Sequence Alignments I
16:00 - 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 - 18:00 Protein Sequence Analysis II
Wrap-up (what have we done so far?)
Thu, Apr 2nd
Day #4
09:30 - 11:00 Introduction to the Linux Command Line
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Introduction to NGS Data
Quality Control and Pre-processing
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Read Mapping
16:00 - 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 - 18:00 Variant Prediction and Visualisation of results
Wrap-up (what have we done so far?)
Fri, Apr 3rd
Day #5
09:30 - 11:00 Morning Wrap-up (what have we done so far?)
Automation of Bioinformatic tasks
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30 Scripting
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Simple programs in Python
16:00 - 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 - 18:00 Pipelines and Workflows
Final wrap-up
Course Homepage

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência,

Apartado 14, 2781-901 Oeiras, Portugal

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Last updated:   February 17th 2020